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6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

As a volunteer coordinator, you know the importance of establishing a reliable team of passionate volunteers. Your volunteers play a huge role in contributing to the success of your events and charity auctions.  In order to run a successful charity auction fundraiser, you need to be clear about the roles and expectations you have for your volunteer […]

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5 Tips for Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Event Landing Page

Whether you’re a fundraising professional fresh on the scene or a seasoned auction organizer, you know there’s nothing more fulfilling than seeing months of careful planning and preparation culminate in a successful fundraising event. However, you also know that event planning has a lot of moving parts— from finding a venue and securing sponsors to planning catering […]

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3 Hybrid Event Tips For Boosting Attendee Engagement

Facing the limitations of the pandemic, many event planners have adapted to our shared situation by using virtual methods to engage members, such as hosting online fundraisers or meetings held over Zoom calls. Even now, as small gatherings are becoming more frequent, online events remain a huge part of the engagement landscape. With the pandemic changing shape, […]

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Understanding, Inspiring, & Growing Relationships in P2P (Guest Post)

Not long ago, nonprofits around the country pivoted their peer-to-peer fundraisers (P2P) to the virtual sphere seemingly overnight, and the “show went on” despite the global pandemic. However, there was a key element missing in this pivot: the ability to build relationships with the champion participants who showed up— rain or shine, in-person or via Zoom. While […]

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5 Best Practices for Event Email Marketing (Guest Post)

You’re laying the groundwork for your next nonprofit event. You’re planning how you’ll set up the venue (or virtual event space), acquiring auction items, and creating the event schedule. There’s only one element missing from your event plans: how are you going to get people to attend?  Your next auction or gala might be your most exciting […]

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Introducing TravelPledge Auctions, Simple Online Auction Software

TravelPledge helps thousands of nonprofits by connecting them with auction items from generous businesses. We’re excited to release our “all-in-one” online auction solution – TravelPledge Auctions! With TravelPledge Auctions, you’ll enjoy: Simple online auction software Easy upload of your donated items Access to auction items from generous businesses Automated checkout and payment processing Setting up an online auction with TravelPledge Auctions […]

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The Best Online Auction Sites for Nonprofits

There is no shortage of online auction software and mobile bidding options for nonprofit fundraisers. But, who are you going to trust with your school, charity, church or club’s silent auction? In this post, we’ll break down how to choose an online auction site for your nonprofit and summarize the solutions from major auction software companies. How […]

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School Auctions: Raise the Most Money with Class Projects

School auctions represent a great opportunity for a variety of people to get involved at any level they are able. For the teachers, their contribution can be to coordinate a class project that can be sold at the auction as an instant heirloom. What parent wouldn’t want a lasting memory of their child’s third-grade experience? In this […]

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5 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction (Guest Post)

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, there is one primary goal that’s consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. When you start planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction, the same rule applies.  Of course, if you’re brand new to organizing nonprofit events, you might not receive a large […]

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The Four Types of Post-COVID Fundraising Events (Guest Post)

Our friends at Trellis have published a fantastic guide about fundraising events in 2022 and beyond. Check it out! We can all agree there are benefits to both in-person and virtual events. What if we could combine the best of both worlds? Reimagine fundraising and download our guide outlining the four types of post-covid fundraising events to raise […]

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